• Travel to the Russian Far East - Episode 406
    Travel to the Russian Far East - Episode 406
  • Travel to the Island of Socotra and Yemen - Episode 403
    Travel to the Island of Socotra and Yemen - Episode 403
  • Travel to the Island of Shikoku, Japan - Episode 388
    Travel to the Island of Shikoku, Japan - Episode 388
  • Travel to Azerbaijan - Episode 382
    Travel to Azerbaijan - Episode 382
  • Travel to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam - Episode 374
    Travel to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam - Episode 374
 
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Travel to Asia

Asia is a continent with both the most populous cities, the tallest mountains and vast wilderness. It is the home for some of the world’s oldest cultures and perhaps the region in the world that is changing the most rapidly.

Travel to the Russian Far East – Episode 406

Travel to the Russian Far East – Episode 406

Hear about travel to the Russian Far East as the Amateur Traveler talks to freelance travel journalist Robert Reid about his numerous journeys to this remote part of Russia. Robert says, “Russia …
Travel to the Island of Socotra and Yemen – Episode 403

Travel to the Island of Socotra and Yemen – Episode 403

Hear about travel to the Island of Socotra and Yemen as the Amateur Traveler talks to Earl from WanderingEarl.com about a visit to this isolated island best known for its production of …
Two Sundays on the Great Wall of China

Two Sundays on the Great Wall of China

Every time I travel to China, I try to visit a different section of the Great Wall.  This past summer I had the opportunity to visit two different sections of the Wall …
Thailand- The Perfect Detox Holiday

Thailand- The Perfect Detox Holiday

Having spent the majority of my early adulthood overindulging on holidays with too much food, booze and sunshine, the idea of a healthy holiday – although an alien concept – certainly appeared …
Travel to the Island of Shikoku, Japan – Episode 388

Travel to the Island of Shikoku, Japan – Episode 388

Hear about travel to the Island of Shikoku, Japan as the Amateur Traveler talks to Dan from Chicago about his recent trip back to the island. Dan also worked teaching English on …
Book Review: “Thailand Surprise” by Coco Bijou

Book Review: “Thailand Surprise” by Coco Bijou

In “Thailand Surprise“, a book by Coco Bijou, two women take a journey through Thailand expressing their thoughts and emotions as they travel. The book is filled with various photographs, snapshots, and …
City Walls and Guard Tower – Xi’an China – Daily Photo

City Walls and Guard Tower – Xi’an China – Daily Photo

Xi’an is well known as the home of the short lived First Dynasty of China and the Terracotta Warriors that dynasty left behind. Also worth seeing when you are in Xi’an are …
Tea House – Shanghai, China – Daily Photo

Tea House – Shanghai, China – Daily Photo

The tea house in Shanghai’s old town is one of the most famous in China and one of the few places in a very modern city where you can glimpse the history …
Travel to Azerbaijan – Episode 382

Travel to Azerbaijan – Episode 382

Hear about travel to Azerbaijan as the Amateur Traveler talks to Mason Wiley of Community Based Tourism Azerbaijan about his time spent in the country during the Peace Corps. Even though he …
Library of Celsus – Ephesus, Turkey – Daily Photo

Library of Celsus – Ephesus, Turkey – Daily Photo

This facade of a second century Roman Library in the ruins of Ephesus in Turkey maybe the most photographed spot in that area. I liked this photo those because it is the …